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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This page provides data, sourced from the United States Occupational Information Network (O*Net) on skills, knowledge, abilities, interests, job environment, work values, activities and tasks for the best fit O*Net occupation.

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Skills

Skills are developed capacities that facilitate learning and the performance of activities that occur across jobs. The most important skills for this occupation are shown below.

SkillImportance (%)Description
Active Listening
 77
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking
 72
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Coordination
 70
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking
 70
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring
 67
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness
 67
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Judgment and Decision Making
 65
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning
 57
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Complex Problem Solving
 57
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Persuasion
 57
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Time Management
 57
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Instructing
 55
Teaching others how to do something.
Negotiation
 55
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Reading Comprehension
 55
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Management of Personnel Resources
 52
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Service Orientation
 52
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Learning Strategies
 50
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Systems Evaluation
 50
Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Writing
 50
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Systems Analysis
 45
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

O*NETTM is a trademark of the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The information on this site is derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 12.0.
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